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    Whats missing......? No seriously...?

    Like I said the 6mm ply put down wasn't to act as a semi replacement for the missing sections of floorboards but just as a flat overboard for the new vinyl flooring to lay ontop. When I pointed out the whole to the lanlord they just ignored me and told the boys to carry on. Again yes I would...
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    Whats missing......? No seriously...?

    The place is housing association okay i would have just used pine planks on this sections missing. I thought you were referring to t&g chipboard flooring that seems alot of new builds are getting instead of planks again washing machine sits right ontop of that big whole and was covered over...
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    Whats missing......? No seriously...?

    Rental I know its his job but I wanted more voices to confim that yeah floorboards had been ripped up and should have been replaced again with same thickness and grade of wood and not just covered over like most landlords they are cheap when it comes to materials and work or maintenance of...
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    Whats missing......? No seriously...?

    I know this was caused by the who ever installed the new pipe for the boiler they didn't replace the floorboards instead hid it away under the sink and then used some what random white plank thats like rotten and not meant to be used like that. As you can see the joist running parallel in the...
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    Whats missing......? No seriously...?

    Guys can you just confim that these missing bits of floorboards should have been replaced with some new sections of pine planks with the same thickness and grade... New flat who ever installed the new heating system butchered the old floor then juat walked away no idea what he did with the...
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    Whats this?

    Contracts imo is the worse thing to happen to some business as all it does it lower the quality of work by making certain professions all compete by price the only things that happens is quality of work goes down and quality of material as that's the only things you can lower aka bottom line...
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    Whats this?

    Yeah law, bills, angle like decency in a ideal world would be followed and how things work but its not the truth and its run by humans often with nothing more in mind than their big over inflated pension. In an ideal world they'd be an ethical body operating good quality houses for people who...
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    Whats this?

    Okay well half of that just goes over my head okay but wouldn't it be warm if it was being used...? I have lol my reply was " they don't need to do one" its just going to make things worse if I. Push further but like you say its law lol but that's not how reality works is it and differently...
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    Whats this?

    Worcester GREENSTAR 30i Erp my apologies I wasn't at home b4
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    Whats this?

    Lol I thought so even I forgot about the DRD's for a minute but I haven't watched it since way back when. I doubt many even know of it now! When kids tv was good lol apparently they don't even play cartoon on Saturday mornings anymore lol Can you believe how much work went into them puppets...
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    Whats this?

    Okay.. So we know what it is now... It would be alot easier dealing with pilot lol I'd even pick Rygel for frack sake Did you just Google my account name lol the show was awesome and should never have been cancelled but syfy didn't agree I guess. Hey there an idea for netflix jokes aside...
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    Whats this?

    Thoughts... Please.
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    Whats this?

    Oh thats the only u bend pipe I have I'm in a block and that right where the boiler sits on the other side its near the ledge but not as close as the picture looks... I don't know as I haven't had ch on at the mo um.... How would I test it does it need to open or closed.... How do I tell. I...
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    Subflooring issues

    So you asked for some pics after okay after the guys were given the okay to lift the ply the floorboards were/are a mess.... You would have thought that would have called the job off so it could be fixed as obviously all the issues are going to effect the vinyl flooring once down and also just...
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    Whats this?

    I got the drain pipe outside does that definitely mean it's attached...? The auto valve seems to have been left in from the old system or would they have connected it to the combi.... The dead leg/s yeah were left in when they switched from tank to mains/combi still got some now.. And no proper...
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    Safety issue? Replace.

    Going to have to have someone look at tried to just fix cover whole bloody thing was wonky and loose seems I have 2 sets of wires one running from downwards direction for a separate socket but whole things is falling off and isn't attached to the back plate flush... Is okay for one outlet to be...
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    Safety issue? Replace.

    Don't you'll bring out my inner geek
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    Safety issue? Replace.

    No worries guys... Thanks for the help.
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    Whats this?

    Okay I'll have a look but I don't think I do have one installed by the boiler I would have noticed a little spout thing thanks for the great help. Can I ask? Is this pipework still needed I assume it was only needed for the old system being in the cupboard where the old warm cylinder was...
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    Whats this?

    Cheers thanks this site has to to be the most responsive decent diy forum can't thank you guys enough. How would I drain a system/radiators with no attached drain valve I don't seem to have one on any of them fyi I'm in a flat....?
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